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Gun + Unregistered + LAX = Dennis Farina in Jail

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Previous cop, current actor, Dennis Farina was arrested yesterday morning at LAX in the United Airlines terminal after he allegedly forgot that he had a gun in his suitcase as he went to through security.

"I apologize to anyone and everyone that I have caused any embarrassment or inconvenience to," he said in a statement quoted by KCBS. "It is my own stupidity to find myself in this embarrassing situation. I'll be spending the next few days kicking my own ass. No one is more embarrassed than myself."

His bail was initially set to $25,000, but later increased by $10,000 when police made another discovery. "That decision came after the gun was found to be unregistered to him -- not registered to anyone," Sgt. Jim Holcomb of the Airport Police told the TV station. "In all likelihood there could be a perfectly legitimate reason for that, but nevertheless that's why the charge was upped."

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Farina was released early Sunday night from the Van Nuys police station.

Photo by jesilu_mac via Flickr